FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, April 20, 2015
CONTACT: Sara Rabern (605) 773-3215
South Dakota Attorney General’s Office Celebrates Crime Victims’ Rights Week
PIERRE, S.D – Attorney General Marty Jackley would like to remind South Dakotans that this week is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Each year this week is set aside to honor crime victims and our nation’s progress in advancing their rights.
“This year’s theme—Engaging Communities, Empowering Victims—recognizes the joint effort between law enforcement and communities and their commitment to ensure all victims are served,” said Jackley.
Below is an event scheduled to commemorate the week:
Monday, April 20 11:30 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Working Against Violence (WAVI) and the Pennington County Domestic Violence Task Force
Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
505 N. 5th Street
Rapid City, SD
For additional information about national resources available to help crime victims, visit the website developed by the National Center for Victims of Crime www.ncvc.org. The Attorney General’s Victim Witness Program provides victim services in rural areas in South Dakota and for more information about this program visit http://dci.sd.gov/.